SoX Updates for Ubuntu
Posted on: 08/02/2019 05:16 AM

Updated SoX packages has been released for Ubuntu Linux

SoX Updates for Ubuntu

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4079-2
August 01, 2019

sox vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.04
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


SoX could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted MP3 file.

Software Description:
- sox: Swiss army knife of sound processing


USN-4079-1 fixed vulnerabilities in SoX. This update provides the corresponding
update for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 19.04.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that SoX incorrectly handled certain MP3 files. An attacker
could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2019-8354,
CVE-2019-8355, CVE-2019-8356, CVE-2019-8357)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 19.04:
libsox3 14.4.2-3ubuntu0.19.04.1
sox 14.4.2-3ubuntu0.19.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libsox3 14.4.2-3ubuntu0.18.04.1
sox 14.4.2-3ubuntu0.18.04.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

CVE-2019-8354, CVE-2019-8355, CVE-2019-8356, CVE-2019-8357

Package Information:

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